General Inpatient Hospice ServiceGeneral Inpatient Hospice Services in Angola, Indiana
What is General Inpatient Hospice Service?
General inpatient hospice is a hospitalized service available to qualifying patients currently receiving hospice care or new to hospice services with unstable, severe symptoms.
Symptoms for general inpatient hospice service
General inpatient hospice services are available to those with worsening symptoms, included but not limited to:
- Panic attacks
- Severe nausea and vomiting
- Shortness of breath
- Uncontrollable pain
General Inpatient Hospice Treatment Options
General inpatient hospice service is a short-term hospital stay of 3-5 days. This service is designed to treat symptoms that have worsened, or that cannot be treated with the current treatment plan. Admission examples include:
- Complex wound care and frequent dressing changes that cannot be managed in the home
- Pain medication requiring either intravenous, subcutaneous, or intramuscular administration
- Severe nausea and/or vomiting uncontrolled with oral medication
General Inpatient Hospice Service Requirements
When you are looking for “inpatient hospice services,” it is important to dive into the federally mandated requirements set in place for these types of services. Cameron adheres to all federally mandated requirements while providing the best services possible.
24-hour nursing care with a registered nurse available to provide needed treatments
Spiritual and psychosocial care or services available
An atmosphere designed to preserve a patient’s dignity and privacy
The ability for a patient to receive visitors at all times
Why Choose Cameron Hospital General Hospice Care?
At Cameron Hospital, you are more than just a number on a screen. The team at Cameron Hospital has made it our mission to provide patients with the highest quality of care available which is why we have partnered with the two, top-ranking hospice agencies:
Our staff has teamed up with these two trusted hospice agencies, allowing us to provide exceptional service to all patients. Communication between the hospice personnel, nursing staff, and the team of hospice physicians will assure the care focus remains on the patient’s needs, comfort and wishes.
If you ever need general inpatient hospice services, consider Cameron Hospital for the friendliest staff and most exceptional care to both the patient and the patient’s family members.
Contact Cameron Memorial Hospital today to learn more about our General Inpatient Hospice Care.